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Meteora tour with overnight in Trikala

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Duration

2 days / 1 night

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

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Overview

Overview 

Meteora is one of the biggest and most important group of monasteries in Greece and possibly one of the most spectacular and awe inspiring sights of the country. Meteora is also a sight that combines perfectly religious, cultural and natural interest, visited by numerous people around the world.

Tour duration : 2 days / 1 night
Start / End point : Syntagma square , Athens

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flexibility in itinerary
  • Arrival every Tuesday
  • Connection with nearby airports
  • Many optional activities

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrival in Kalambaka or Trikala and visit Meteora - St. Stephens Monastery

08:00 - Pick up time

On leaving Athens, our luxury air conditioned bus travels through beautiful sceneries both coastal and mountainous . On our way to Trikala and Kalampaka you will have the chance to see great part of the Central Greece .

12:00 - Arrival in Trikala or Kalambaka

12:45 - Check in to your Hotel (3* or 4*) and have a refreshment before we depart to Kalampaka in order to visit the Natural History museum of Meteora and Mushroom museum which are co-located. In the Natural History museum you will have the chance to explore about 300 exhibits of animals , while in the Mushroom museum you will enjoy seeing exact replicas of approximately 250 species of mushrooms. The mushroom collection consists of handmade mushroom sculptures representing three stages of the mushroom’s life circle in its natural environment.

15:30 - After finishing the tour in the Natural History and Mushroom Museum we will proceed to Meteora and visit St. Stephens Monastery, one of the most important Monasteries .


17:30 – Free time to explore the beautiful city of Kalampaka (or Trikala if you wish) and have dinner in one of the city’s traditional restaurants .

19:30 - 21:00
*Optional Air Balloon Sunset Flight

21:00 – Arrival in the Hotel at Trikala or Kalambaka

Day 2 - Visit the Byzantine Monasteries of Meteora and departure to Athens

05:30 - 07:30
*Optional Air Balloon Sunrise Flight

07:30 - Breakfast and check out from the hotel in Trikala or Kalambaka

09:00 - 12:00
* Optional truffle hunting (upon request and availability)

11:30 - 13:00 Pick up and drive to Varlaam Monastery located in the breathtaking rocks of Meteora. Have the chance to enjoy a unique and more than impressive scenery with the ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures. Admire the wonders of the nature allowing the great monasteries standing between earth and sky atop huge rocks.

13:00 - 14:30 Entrance to the Great Meteoron Monastery which counts over 600 years of existence and is considered to be the most important of the Monasteries.

14:30 - Departure for Athens early in the afternoon.

17:00 - Short stop to Kamena Vourla to have a coffee or a snack.

19:00 - Arrival in Athens.

Special notifications :

*Entrance to the monasteries:
Appropriate clothing is required. Ladies should wear long skirts and must have long sleeves. Men are not allowed to wear shorts .

*Covid19 special measurements :
All passengers are kindly requested to wear face masks in the bus and practice social distancing.

*Overnight in Trikala or Kalambaka hotel :
Due to Covid19 restrictions and availability the accommodation may change from Trikala to Kalambaka . You will be informed about the hotel and city of accommodation one week before departure.

Included/Excluded

  • • Transportation by luxury air conditioned bus
  • • English speaking tour driver
  • • Accommodation : 1 night in 3* or 4* Hotel
  • • Board basis : Bed and Breakfast
  • • Entrance fees to the Monasteries and the Museum
  • • Hotel accommodation tax
  • • Drinks and beverages during excursion or tours
  • • Gratuites ( optional )

Durations

2 days

Tour's Location

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FAQs

Useful information about itinerary:
Kindly note that this program is indicative and it is possible that we may change the series of tours in order to provide the best of our services to you without removing any of the tour bookings.
For the final program you will be informed 1 day before your arrival at the destination with an informative note from Mythos holidays.
Indicative 3* Roulette Hotels :
Gallery Art hotel 3*
Cancelation Policy:
July to December

Till 1 day before arrival No Charge.
Accomodation Tax rates:
Accomodation Tax is not including in any of the packages and is paid by the client upon arrival in the hotel:
1 & 2* stars hotel 0.50 euro per room/per day.
3* stars hotel 1.50 euro per room/per day.
4* stars hotel 3.00 euro per room/per day.
5* stars hotel 4.00 euro per room/per day.
Airports that can host this package:
Athens International Airport
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